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Discussion in 'Basic' started by Captain Dunsel, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. Captain Dunsel

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    Hello there, folks. I'm Bill, a retired AF weather guy and a life-time airplane nut. I was born in 53, so I grew up when WWII aviation was still big fun - we all built Monogram, Lindberg, and Revell kits so we could play with them.

    I started flying R/C in 1970, enlisted in 75, and married Micki, my dear wife (and fellow R/Cer) later that same year. We switched over to Electrics in 1987. She's a good flier, but hates to build; I'm a so-so flier, but I love building, so we make a good team. For the last few years, I've been on a Golden Age-WWII British kick (hence the HP Harrow in my avatar).

    For about a year know, I've been lurking around this site, picking up useful info. For example, today I read the entire (!) worst plane of WWII thread. I figured it was time to come up from periscope depth and introduce myself, so "Hi!"

    CD
     
  2. Njaco

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    Welcome to the forum, Capt! Sounds like you did your homework, checking things out. A few on here go R/C (I believe Thunder Thud is tops with that). Post some pics, join in, glad you're here!
     
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    Welcome Captain. I looked into R/C until I bought a cheap flyer (about $50) and flew it twice and I crashed in straight down in the ground. Fixed it up, flew it right into a light pole. Then I realized if I were to buy something really expensive and crash it, no one in a 300 ft radius would be safe from me I be so mad.

    But welcome to the site.
     
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    Hi there Captain and welcome :)
     
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    Gidday Bill, welcome to the forum mate!
     
  9. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    Welcome to the site; glad to have you on board.
     
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    ccheese Member In Perpetuity
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    Welcome to the forum Bill. Good to have you aboard. I did a lot of U-control
    flying as a youngster (I grew up in the 40's) and have toyed with the R/C idea
    but decided I couldn't afford it. I like to build rubber powered stuff, but don't fly them either. Again, welcome....

    Charles
     
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    Welcome bill
     
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    Welcome Capt., Glad to have you aboard!
     
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